Chesterwood

Western Massachusetts

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Description

Located in West Massachusetts near the New York state line in Stockbridge, the Chesterwood estate sits along historic Williamsville Road and is the former home of famed sculptor, Daniel Chester French. Beautifully preserved and classically maintained to uphold a bold vintage appeal, this venue possesses a natural wonder and is sure to amaze and delight from the moment you arrive. Steeped in late 18th century romantic details, the estate begs for exploration and celebration, inside and out. Constructed with an outdoor ceremony space to share your first kiss of matrimony, this venue provides open air weddings and receptions directly on the lush lawns. Framed with floral gardens, brick pathways, and spaces to soak in the scenery, the entire venue covers a vast 122-acres of picturesque countryside. Feel free to honor your love as you see fit, as the Chesterwood encourages brides and grooms to dream big with wedding day desires.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Museum/Gallery, Private Estate

Services

Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception

Capacity

Max Outdoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $6,000 to $10,000 for ceremony and reception for up to 250 guests and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. For events over 250 guests, please inquire with venue wedding coordinator for exact pricing. The fee for a ceremony only wedding is $2,000. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $1,000/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Chesterwood is estimated at between $20,809 and $29,594 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

Choose from List

Alcohol

Provided

Amenities Included

Ceremony arch
Outdoor lighting
Security
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
No kitchen
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 1:00AM
The use of environmentally friendly and biodegradeable confetti are permitted